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Announcements & Funding Opportunities

HHS Proposes Vision for the Future of Head Start
New Performance Standards (HSPPS)

On June 16, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services releases New Performance Standards. See the below links for more information.

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Early Head Start Expansion & Early Head Start Partnership Funding Opportunity

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces approximately $135 million in funding available to expand access to high-quality, comprehensive services for low-income infants and toddlers and their families. This funding will support the creation of Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships and the expansion of Early Head Start (EHS) services to children and families. Applications may come from existing Early Head Start or Head Start Grantees, public entities, including schools, or private non-profit organizations, including community-based or faith-based organizations, or for-profit agencies that meet eligibility for applying as stated in section 645A of the Head Start Act.

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Find the Funding Opportunity Announcements

For general information about applying for the EHS Expansion and EHS-CC Partnerships FOAs, visit the Grant Application Toolkit:

Webinar available to watch on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) Grant Application Toolkit under EHS-CC Partnerships.

Updated May 21, 2024 2:36pm